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Chronic Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"
  • having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker"

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Chronic Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


In medicine a chronic disease or condition is one that takes a long time to heal (or go away), or one that comes again. Many chronic diseases require special treatment, as this has to be done for a long time.Chronic disease can even last for a lifetime.



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* It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable. - Eric Hoffer


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  • PREMEDEX Launches Chronic Care Management Solution
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- via PRWEB - PREMEDEX is pleased to announce the launch of its Chronic Care Management Solution Suite, which is focused on helping physician practices address the growing financial and operational ... Read more on this news related to 'Chronic'
  • Research and Markets: Funded Research in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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  • Study finds one in six chronic pain sufferers use medicinal cannabis
    Up to one in six Australian chronic pain sufferers is technically breaking the law, a landmark national study has found. Read more on this news related to 'Chronic'

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